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Right click with Voice Control

Is it possible to add (or enable a built-in) Voice Control command to perform a Right Click in Mac OS X? That is, similar to the built-in "Single Click" and "Double Click" voice ...
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Voice Control dimmed item numbers in Mac OS X

Is it possible to dim these item numbers in Voice Control of Big Sur? Even by scripting or editing configuration files I’m trying to achieve the same dimming functionality of iPhone’s Voice Control:
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Voice Control dictation in Safari's search bar not working

Big Sur, pointer is at Safari's address/search bar, using a very good microphone. Speaking something like type microsoft dot com is not working at all (it types nothing), and the only phrase that ...
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How to automate Voice Control to manipulate the currently selected text?

Because I have limited use of my hands, I use Voice Control to dictate most of my text. (I'm using it to speak this question.) Voice Control offers the ability to add custom commands, including those ...
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Voice control custom command with variable?

I'd like to be able to declaim "Keyword foo" and have voice control, on hearing this, type :foo for me. Many of the built-in commands take 'parameters' (i.e., some following speech), so if ...
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Accessibility — click a link/button by typing its text

Background: Voice Control lets you click links by just saying “Click <link/button name>”. Question: How would I do this by typing instead of speaking? (Siri has a “Type to Siri” option, but ...
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Switch language expected while using Voice Control?

If I am dictating on my iPad using Voice Control in English, how can I tell Voice Control to switch languages and start expecting German, temporarily?
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Applescript voice control

I'm trying to create an app to toggle voice control on and off, as for some reason Catalina removed the link between dictation and voice control thus ridding itself of the ability to use a keyboard ...
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Voice Control Won't Go Away

Somehow, I hit some key combination that seems to have enabled Voice Control on my Mac (10.15.3). Since I do not want Voice Control and the feature seems to take about 1/3 of the processor, I want to ...
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I cannot add custom words to my Voice Control Vocabulary

I have downloaded Apple Catalina, and I have in enabled Voice control, but the vocabulary option is greyed out. I have the English(Australian) language chosen. How do I enable the vocabulary options ...
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Enable Voice Control without floating mic icon

TL;DR I have searched to find a way to hide the icon but still have Voice Control enabled, or at least have a way to permanently move the icon to the dock/menu bar/Launchpad but have found this ...
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iOS 11: Voice Control doesn't get turned off completely

I recently updated my iPhone 6s from iOS 10 to iOS 11.2. Together with the update the device started really annoying me by turning on Voice Control on headset button press. It gets turned on ...
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Disabling Voice Control, or at least muting it (iOS 10)

I have an iPhone 6S recently updated to iOS 10.0.1. Holding the Home button for about 1 second activates Voice Control, with a characteristic loud double beep. This is very easy to activate ...
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I can not turn off VoiceOver on iPhone 4S

How can I turn off VoiceOver and get back to normal ?! As I follow the instructions how to turn off 'VoiceOver' in Setting on my iPhone, however VoiceOver icon get back on quickly after double click.....
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How can I switch off “hold home button” voice control?

My Brother in law has an IPhone 4 (not 4s) with a special kind of durable cover. however this means that the home button gets pressed a lot in his pocket and switches on voice control which does all ...
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Does the iPad 1 have voice control?

I have the iPad 1, and I'd like to use Voice Control on it. However, I can't seem to bring it up the normal way (holding down the home button). Does the iPad 1 have Voice Control?